February 2019 Newsletter - "Genesis Again" by Roni Burton, MD

Shalom saints! Many of us understand that the whole Bible is about understanding the process of our journey of getting back to Genesis again. Yeshua/Jesus speaks of the “re-generation” in Matt 19:28.

Paliggenesia pal-ing-ghen-es-ee'-ah From G3825 and G1078; (spiritual) rebirth (the state or the act), that is, (figuratively) spiritual renovation; specifically, Messianic restoration: - regeneration.

It’s a compound word with two parts.

palin pal'-in Probably from the same as G3823 (through the idea of oscillatory repetition); (adverbially) anew, that is, (of place) back, (of time) oncemore,

genesis ghen'-es-is From the same as G1074; nativity; figuratively nature: - generation, nature (-ral).

Yeshua said that Elijah would restore all things (Matt 17:11).  It is the Father’s desire that we become complete and whole and that every part of our being become sanctified, i.e. holy in our spirit, soul, and body (1 Thess 5:23).

That very manifestation occurred in our gathering a few weeks ago when Genesis (that is the name of the young lady who had her second visit to our church) received prayer by our apostle Michael Petro. She had gold dust appeared in her hair, which is symbolic of wisdom. She shared how she subsequently dusted as much as she could from her hair and saved it.  It then turned to a blue color.  Her grandfather, who had battled with alcohol addiction for twenty years with repetitive hospitalizations, was again hospitalized, but this time he was actively dying.

Having practiced Internal Medicine for twenty years, I knew the scenario. Her grandfather was non-responsive in a coma, most likely from hepatic encephalopathy due to liver failure from alcohol abuse. A manifestation of that liver failure was bleeding from the lack of blood clotting proteins due to non-production by the liver. Serum albumin (a protein made by the liver that affects fluid in the blood vessels) was likely very low, leading to poor blood flow to the kidneys and subsequently kidney failure, which was also present.  Thus, her grandfather had three organ system failure: neurological (coma), hepatic (liver), and renal (kidney).  The mortality (likelihood of dying) is over 95%.  That was the expectation.  The family was at his bedside grieving over his pending death.

Genesis, brand new in the faith, took the gold dust (symbolic of wisdom) now blue (symbolic of the Holy Spirit) and in tears prayed a desperate prayer to Yeshua.  I’m paraphrasing, “If it’s his time then take him, but I want you to save him.”  Genesis had put the gold to now blue dust on her grandfather’s forehead, which then turned to green (symbolic of healing).  The family gathered comfort in one another’s arms as they shed tears together with the dreaded expectation that it would be their last time with grandpa.  The next day, they received a call from the hospital that not only was grandpa awake, but he was sitting up, lucid, conversant, and stable.  In my 20 years of medical practice, I have not seen that kind of miracle with three organ systems in failure.

Even greater than the physical is the healing of his soul: the most incredible portion of his restoration has just begun.

I am truly excited, because what has been promised by the Father through the Son by the Holy Spirit has begun.  The greater works (John 14:12) that Yeshua said we shall do is as the sons of Yah (Psalms 82:6), which He says we are. So, it’s back to Genesis again, restoring all things!  Hallelujah!  Until next time, shalom.

Pastor Roni